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[Keynote Speech] Digital is Power

Speaker Presentation Title
Dr. Yanghee Choi
Professor of the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea;
Former Minister for the Ministry of the Science, ICT and Future Planning
Digital is Power

[Official Session] Young Scientists’ Session

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Session Chair

Dr. Sang Mook LEE
Professor, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, Korea;
Chair, Organizing Committee of the PyeongChang Forum 2019
Dr. Paul Davies
Regents Professor and Director of the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science
Arizona State University, USA
Are We Alone in the Universe?
Dr. John D. BARROW
Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
University of Cambridge, UK
Our Place in the Universe

[Official Session] Session 1 Existence and Meaning

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Session Chair

Dr. Kyung Ho Suh
Emeritus Professor, College of Liberal Studies
Seoul National University, Korea
Dr. Nicholas HUMPHREY
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, London School of Economics;
Visiting Professor of Philosophy, New College of the Humanities, UK
Soul Dust: the Science and Art of Consciousness
Dr. Terrence W. DEACON
Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Toward a Science of Final Causalitys
Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker
Research Scholar, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Yale University, USA
Journey of the Universe: A Story for our Times

[Official Session] Session 2 UN Global Citizenship: Leadership for Coexistence in Our Changing World

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Session Chair

Dr. Eunhee Jung
Founder & President
IVECA International Virtual Schooling, USA
Dr. Shahbaz Khan
Director of UNESCO Office in Jakarta
Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific
Issues, Challenges and Factors Affecting Coexistence of Global Citizens
H.E. Mr. Philipp Charwath
Director, Outreach Division in the United Nations
Department of Global Communications
Global Challenges Local Solutions: Local Leadership Global Impact
Mr. Maher Nasser
Director, Outreach Division in the United Nations
Department of Global Communications
Global Challenges Local Solutions: Local Leadership Global Impact
Dr. Ekkehard Ernst
Chief, Macroeconomic Policy Unit
UN International Labor Organization
Humans vs Machines. Complements not Substitutes
Mr. Martin Ford
Futurist, New York Times Best Selling Author of The Rise of the Robots, USA
Artificial Intelligence: A Dual-Edged Sword for Sustainable Development

[Official Session] Session 3 Abrupt Climate Changes

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Session Chair

Dr. Kyung-Ja Ha
Director, Research Center for Climate Sciences
Pusan National University, Korea
Dr. Masahiro Watanabe
Professor, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute
University of Tokyo, Japan
Weather Extremes in a Warming Climate
Dr. Johnny Chan
Chair Professor of Atmospheric Science
City University of Hong Kong
Urbanization and Climate Change in Asia: Impacts and Adaptation
Dr. Ray Weiss
Distinguished Professor, Geoscience Research Division
University of California San Diego, USA
A Critical Need for “Top-Down Verification” of Global Atmospheric Emissions Agreements
Dr. Ki-Hong Min
Professor, School of Earth System Science
Kyungpook National University, Korea
The 2018 Extreme Heat Wave Characteristics and its Outlook

[Official Session] Session 4 Emerging Technology and Complexity

Speaker Presentation Title

Session Chair

Dr. Yanghee Choi
Professor of the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea;
Former Minister for the Ministry of the Science, ICT and Future Planning
Digital is Power
Dr. David Wolpert
The Thermodynamics of Computation
Weather Extremes in a Warming Climate
Dr. Jacopo Grilli
Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow, Santa Fe Institute, USA
Mysteries and Laws of Biodiversity
Dr. Michael PRICE
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Santa Fe Institute, USA
Machine Learning in Archaeology and Forensics

[Science Talk Concert] Can science answer the question of being?

Presentation Title
It seems that the study of the vast universe recently explored by astronomy is not related at all to that of the ultramicroscopic world found by particle physics, but that is an import the study of the vast universe recently explored by astronomy is not related at all to that of the ultramicroscopic world found by particle physics, but that is an important topic asking fundamental questions to the human existence. Under the theme of “Can science answer the question of being?”, this science talk show interprets science, rediscovers human beings, and derives significant conclusions with intriguing stories about science, by using various scientific episodes throughout history and society. Mr. Jong Woo Won, the President of Science with People, Inc., and the chair of “Let’s Do Science,” the popular science podcast with over 5 million hits, will host this science talk show with other two guests.ant topic asking fundamental questions to the human existence. Under the theme of “Can science answer the question of being?”, this science talk show interprets science, rediscovers human beings, and derives significant conclusions with intriguing stories about science, by using various scientific episodes throughout history and society. Mr. Jong Woo Won, the President of Science with People, Inc., and the chair of “Let’s Do Science,” the popular science podcast with over 5 million hits, will host this science talk show with other two guests.
Speaker
Mr. Jong Woo Won
President of Science with People, Inc.
Science CommunicatorMr. Jong Woo Won
President of Science with People, Inc.
Science Communicator
Dr. Myung Hyun Rhee
Ph.D. in Astronomy
CEO of GALDAR, Science Bookstore
Ms. Jin Young Choi
Contents curator, Science with People, Inc
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